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Thursday, June 1, 2017

The downside of being invincible

It’s a fact not very widely known that more than three times as many men as women die by suicide. In the UK, more than 6,000 people took their own lives last year. More than 75 per cent of them were men. Building trade workers are at higher risk than average. An ONS survey, Suicide by Occupation, released in March this year, found that manual workers in the construction industry are at 3.7 times...

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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Workers Six Times More Likely To Die From Suicide Than Falls

Suicide kills six times as many construction workers as falling from heights, according to mental health volunteers. Samaritans – the mental health charity – told a seminar hosted by three building engineering bodies that there must be more attention paid to depression and stress in the industry. “With the amount of energy being put into managing physical risk; you have to question whether the...

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